5 Best Motorcycle Gear Bags for Your Next Rip

Eric Moving Motorcycle Gear Bags in Patagonia

Traveling with bulky jackets, expensive helmets, scratch-prone goggles, or chunky boots? Protect the stuff that protects you with proper motorcycle gear bags.  Travel is rough on equipment, but air travel is absolutely brutal. If you’ve never had the pleasure of getting an expensive helmet absolutely obliterated somewhere between bag check and baggage claim, take our … Read more

The Best Lightweight Adventure Bikes

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Whether you’re a grizzled ADV veteran or a new rider feeling dirt-curious, we can all agree that lighter, more compact bikes deliver their own special brand of fun. If you’re looking for the best lightweight adventure bikes to take for a spin in 2023, we’ve got you covered.  What You Should Look For In A … Read more

7 Badass Adventure Motorcycle Boots

A proper pair of adventure motorcycle boots are more than just oiled leather and a shin guard. Here’s how to separate the best from the rest on any budget. Adventure riders are a diverse lot. We’ve seen KTM 690 owners who have never gone off pavement, and we’ve seen riders tackle singletrack trails on 600-pound … Read more

Washington Backcountry Discovery Route Trip Report


Hey guys! If you are new here welcome to my motorcycle trip reports. Basically, it’s a section where I briefly go over my day-by-day with lots of pictures as well as some additional info to get you on your adventure. This time I’m reporting on the Washington Backcountry Discovery Route. If you are looking for … Read more

5 Adventure Motorcycle Pants That Will Go The Distance

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Adventure riding is a demanding pursuit. Some mornings we wake up at high elevations to cold wet rains only to find ourselves cruising along a sunny beach by the afternoon. Some days we stick to pavement, others we may not see a paved road from sun up to sun down. Riding like this requires some … Read more

5 Best Modular Motorcycle Helmets Money Can Buy

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Say what you will about modular motorcycle helmets, but there’s no denying the convenience and versatility of a lid that’s three-quarters when you want it, but full-faced when you need it. Modular helmets have a loyal following, and it’s easy to see why. Stopped in traffic on a hot summer day? Flip that lid up … Read more

WABDR: 15 Tips to Help You Conquer The Route

Well, the time is near for your epic WABDR Adventure. Soon you will meet all the great backcountry riding opportunities that the Pacific Northwest has to offer however do note that the WABDR or Washington Backcountry Discovery Route is not for the weak, and you will be challenged. For sections like “Baby Head Hill” and … Read more

The 5 Best Winter Motorcycle Gloves For Cold Weather Riding

Close up of winter motorcycle glove while a riding in snow.

We all wish we could ride year-round, but unless you’re living in sunny Southern California (or somewhere within a stone’s throw of the equator), winter riding just isn’t worth the discomfort for most riders. The good news is that if you’re reading this, we’ll wager you aren’t “most riders” to begin with, and protecting your … Read more

5 Motorcycle Armored Jackets: Protection Where You Need It

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Typical motorcycle jackets are great for added protection when you ride, but they have their shortcomings. For starters, even the lightest mesh jackets run hot during proper off-road riding, where speeds are lower and you’re much more active on the bike. This is where Motorcycle Armored Jackets come into play. In an attempt to part … Read more